Message Queues for Buffering: An IronMQ and Python Case Study

Using IronMQ and Python to as a Buffer between Systems Connecting systems and moderating data flows between them is not an easy task. Message queues are designed for just this purpose – buffering data between systems so that each can operate independently and asynchronously. Here’s a short article on using IronMQ to buffer a CMS…

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How Docker Helped Us Achieve the (Near) Impossible

Docker Solved a Key Problem Ever since we started Iron.io, we’ve been trying to solve a problem: how to keep our IronWorker containers up to date with newer language runtimes and Linux packages. For the past two years, IronWorker has been using the same, unchanged run-time environment. That is until a couple of weeks ago…

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